Join Vancouver’s 125th Birthday Party!
FREE, all-ages event at Jack Poole Plaza featuring: 54-40, Bend Sinister, Olympic Cauldron Lighting, Birthday Cake and more
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 2pm to 10pm
Location: Jack Poole Plaza (site of the Olympic Cauldron), outdoor plaza at Thurlow & Canada Place, adjacent to the Vancouver Convention Centre (1055 Canada Place)
The City of Vancouver was incorporated on April 6, 1886 and on April, 6, 2011 Vancouver will come together to celebrate 125 years of history with a free, fun-filled, family-friendly event that honours our city’s diversity, First Nations heritage and distinction as a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2011. The Birthday Live celebration begins with a ball hockey tournament for youth and adults at 2:00 PM and continues until 10 PM with live music, DJs, food, street arts, spectacular video art, special performances and more. Vancouver’s Mayor Gregor Robertson and other dignitaries will be on hand for official ceremonies including lighting the Olympic cauldron and cutting a BIG birthday cake! Close to transit, free bicycle valet on site.
Transit routes and schedules: Visit Translink.ca or call 604.953.3333
Bicycle routes: Visit Bike Vancouver for more information on cycling maps and routes.
Bicycle valet: The team at BEST will be providing free valet service for bicycles at Birthday Live – ride your bike down to the celebration and have it locked up safe & secure!